Colonia Tierra Verde Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Colonia Tierra Verde is a small neighborhood in Tanque Verde, Arizona. The neighborhood is part of the 85749 ZIP code and is located to the north of Tanque Verde Road along Paseo Tierra Verde. Homes here offer scenic views of the Santa Catalina Mountains, as well as many different recreation opportunities.
Tanque Verde Road is the major roadway for residents looking to reach shopping, dining, and many other attractions in the area. Just west of the neighborhood itself is a modest shopping center that provides many of the day to day needs for people in this part of town. Stores include Walgreen’s Pharmacy, Blockbuster Video, Radio Shack, grocery shopping centers, and other retailers. The area is also a popular destination for dining, with many quick service restaurants, as well as some relaxing and enjoyable sit-down dining options.
Also in the same shopping plaza area is the Kirk Bear Library. This library is a pretty popular destination with residents, especially those with younger children. The library has solid youth reading programs and thousands of books useful for general reading to research. There are also many computers with Internet access that get heavy usage by students working on project, job seekers, and even those just wanting to connect with others online.
Recreation can be found in a number of places, but the closest is definitely the Morris K. Udall Park off of Tanque Verde Road. This large park provides a selection of appealing amenities, including multiple baseball and softball fields, tennis courts, multiple purpose fields, a swimming pool, a playground, and a recreation center. The park is also a favorite destination for walkers, runners, and cyclists looking to add some distance to their workout regimen while staying off of the roads. The area is also a major hot spot for youth sports, especially baseball.